Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone

When you hear the military leader in charge of defending Neo-Tokyo say, "Conventional weapons don’t work," you know the battles in the anime film Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone are about to go into hyperdrive. It falls to a group of teenage pilots, part of a clandestine organization called NERV, to protect Earth from alien invaders in this tale, which is part coming-of-age story and part action-packed, "let's blow something else up” adventure. Today's screening is the first chance fans have to see this reimagining of one of the greatest anime classics on the big screen. 7:30 p.m. Alamo Drafthouse, West Oaks, 1000 West Oaks. For information, call 281-920-9211 or visit www.drafthouse.com/westoaks. $7.
Thu., July 16, 7:30 p.m., 2009
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Olivia Flores Alvarez